Saturday, May 17, 2014

Miss Mickey

Bracelet: BaubleBar




Bailee wanted her picture taken 

 If you've been following my blog for awhile, you know that I graduated with a BA in Elementary Education 2 years ago. After college and student teaching, I moved back home as I loved my hometown, am a total family girl and had a dream of teaching at the my old elementary school. Little did I know how difficult it would be to get a job in my town, and spent the past two years subbing and doing a few long-term jobs. I applied for a few jobs here and there, but had my heart set on working at my elementary school. 

When a job opened at my old school, I immediately applied and waited on pins and needles for an interview. Almost a month after applying, I got the call with an offer to interview! It was the most exciting yet terrifying experiences, as 5 people from the school drilled me with questions. Guys, I left the interview feeling absolutely defeated. I stumbled over my words, repeated myself and didn't think there was any way they would call me with good news.

Over a week later, I got the call. I GOT THE JOB! I am so excited to share with you that I will have my own classroom next year and be teaching 1st grade! I am sure I will have plenty of stories to share with you and plenty of 'teacher' outfits! 

I have two distinct styles. Teacher and NON-teacher. I think you will have a pretty easy time telling what I wore to school VS what I wore on the weekend! For example, these pictures were taken after a day of subbing. I definitely love wearing dresses in the classroom and love mixing prints! 

Anyways, I'm over the moon about my new adventure and am so excited (and a little nervous) about having my own group of kiddos next year! Can't wait to share with you!! 

xo Miss Mickey :) 


19 comments:

  1. Great look and how cute is your dog! Congrats on your job, that's so exciting!

    www.loveandclothing.com

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  2. I teach Grade One here in Australia and it's the best!

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  3. Congrats on getting your dream job! That's so exciting!!

    xo
    Maddie

    http://littlestylebird.blogspot.com/

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  4. Congrats on the new job girl! That is SO exciting. You will do great. I love this outfit, by the way! I LOVE layering my chambray dress and you did it perfectly! I will definitely be using this for inspo in the future!

    Jessica
    following from
    Afternoon Style

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  5. Great look, lovein the scarf and dog is soooo cute:)
    Congrats!

    http://myfashionfoodstyle.blogspot.co.il/

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  6. ASHLEY OMIGOSH CONGRATS!!! You SO deserve this job. Congrats and congrats and congrats some more. If I could bake you a cake, I totally would. You deserve this. It's so amazing seeing everyone getting jobs right now... eep, the real world!!

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  7. ps) teacher-you outfits are totally CUTE

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  8. Lovely styling! The scarf is beautiful :)

    www.gamesoffashion.blogspot.com

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  9. I am in love with that striped jacket!

    kymariec.blogspot.com

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  10. Ashley,

    Hi there! My name is Melody-and I am so excited to hear you will be a full time teacher next year! Wow!

    I have been following your blog for awhile now, but I had not realized you were an elementary ed gal, I just liked your outifts! However, now that I know your teaching passion, I like you even more!

    I'm currently finishing up my elementary ed degree and will be student teaching this next entire school year. I've simply got no idea how I am going to keep myself looking cute by abiding to the teacher look EVERY day, it may be rough-so I look forward to your outfits! Thanks for posting!

    Melody

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  11. That is such great news Ashley!! Congrats!! Good for you for working hard to get the job you've always wanted :)

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  12. SO CLASSY though! I love this even if it's a "work outfit". The stripes with the floral are awesome, and I love the shoes! Also Bailee is adorable!

    Congrats on getting your own class for next year, that's so awesome :) Can't wait to hear stories and see how you stick to stylish in the classroom!

    Rory

    www.WearAboutsBlog.com


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  13. Congratulations on the job! So exciting! Loving your outfit here!

    Xo, Kelsey

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  14. Awww, Miss Mickey is the cutest teacher name ever! Haha, you are going to be such an amazing teacher :D I can't wait to hear about your classroom stories!
    I love this teacher outfit you're rocking. You'll be the most stylish teacher ever!

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

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  15. CONGRATULATIONS! I'm so happy and excited for you! Can't wait to hear classroom stories and to see more work outfits. Ahhh seriously this outfit is so perfect, I love print mixing :)

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  16. Congratulations on the teaching job! What a dream come true! I just graduated from teacher's college and have been subbing just as you were so I understand the process. Good luck with grade 1 - they are so sweet at that age. Can't wait to see some teacher style inspiration this fall :)

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  17. ashley that is such great news!!! so excited for you, waiting and working to make your dream come true!

    xo mk
    gold-hatted lover

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